English Diarist Quotes
I think one of the dullest things in the world is a letter filled with apologies for not writing sooner.
Across my life only one word will be written: "waste" - waste of love, waste of talent, waste of enterprise.
This day I bestowed too much time in the garden, and thereby was worse able to perform spiritual duties.
Our diversion was dancing (or jumping about) without a violin or any music, singing of foolish and bawdy healths and more such-like stupidity, and drinking all the time as fast as could be poured down; and the parson of the parish was one amongst the mixed multitude, all the time.
There is a certain strong sense of inner conviction that strikes, with a pang as that of birth, through the very soul, and which is experienced but once or twice in a lifetime.
E. M. Delafield
This great bully of a universe overwhelms me. The stars make me cower. I am intimidated by the immensity surrounding my own littleness.
W. N. P. Barbellion
Quote of the day
For what Harley Street specialist has time to understand the body, let alone the mind or both in combination, when he is a slave to thirteen thousand a year?
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon